Friday, August 5, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310
Tickets or RSVPs are not required to attend this FREE performance and admission is first come first serve.
Programming will kick off at 6:00PM with a dance workshop and conclude by 8:00PM.
The Brooklyn-based Maimouna Keita African Dance Company—now celebrating its 30th anniversary—shares the rich art and heritage of Africa and its diaspora through extensive classes and performances. The company, named after Bambara singer and dancer Maimouna Keita and led by her granddaughter, Artistic Director Marie Basse-Wiles, also produces an annual conference that hosts dance, music, and cultural workshops helmed by masters from Senegal, Mali, Guinea, and the US.